Deed Book # 1 – partial

HENDERSON COUNTY DEED ABSTRACTS

BOOK NUMBER ONE – Pages 1 – 110:
Listed by GRANTOR:

ALLISON, SAMUEL TO JOHNSON, ANDREW (of Charleston, SC) – Page 75. 27 Sept. 1839. $1100. 2 tracts “joining several other purchases by me” .. one of Benjamin King, the other of James Kuykendall, containing 250 ac: Tract 1 – joining Allison’s Corner – 61 ac. Tract 2 – on Little Mud Creek – 196 ac. Witnesses: Charles Greer and Ryand Middleton. Recorded 1 Dec. 1839. Signed: Samuel Allison

ANDERSON, GARDEN TO BRYSON, WILLIAM. – Page 56. Mortgage loan. $100. security, a bay mare named Nance and aged 7 years. Witness: Levi Anderson. Recorded 20 Aug. 1839. Signed Garden Anderson.

BANNING, LARANZO TO BRYSON, JOSEPH Y. – PAGE 33: 17 Nov. 1838. $50.00 for 50 ac. Bradley’s Creek waters of Mills River joining William G. Berry. Witnesses: William Lindsey and Samuel ” Hollingsworth. Recorded 10 Sept 1839. Signed Loranzo Banning.BLYTHE, JAMES; BLYTHE, JOSEPH; AND BLYTHE, SARAH TO HOWARD, RICHARD – PAGE 3: 19 Feb. 1839. “to Richard Howard in rite of his wife Ruth. 355 ac, Big Willow. Witness: J. D. Justus. Recorded 21 Feb 1839. Signed: James Blythe, Joseph W. Blythe and Sarah C. Blythe.

BLYTHE, JAMES, HOWARD, RICHARD, in rite of his wife RUTH; AND BLYTHE, JOSEPH TO BLYTHE, SARAH C. – PAGE 5; 19 FEB 1839. 322 ac Big Willow. Witnessed: J. D. Justus. Recorded 21 Feb 1839. Signed: James Blythe, Richard Howard, Ruth Howard and Joseph Blythe.

BLYTHE, JAMES; HOWARD, RICHARD in rite of his wife RUTH; AND BLYTHE, SARAH C. TO BLYTHE, JOSEPH. –  PAGE 7: 19 FEB 1839. 255 ac Big Willow. Witnesses: J. D. Justus. Recorded 21 Feb 1839. Signed: James Blythe, Richard Howard, Ruth Howard, and Sarah C. Blythe.

BLYTHE, JESSE TO SHIPMAN, JOSEPH – Page 31 & 32. Mortgage deed for $800.00. Security 200 ac. s side of main branch of Big Willow joining James Sentell and Stephen Shipman. Witness Joseph W. Blythe. Recorded 7 Sept 1839. Signed Jesse Blythe.

BLYTHE, JESSE TO SHIPMAN, STEPHEN – Page 34. 1 Oct. 1837. Mortgage Deed. $800.00 – security 300 ac. S. fork of Big Willow Creek joining Richard Sentals. Witness: Joseph Shipman. Recorded 18 Sept. 1839. Signed: Jesse Blythe.

BLYTHE, ROBERT O. TO BLYTHE, JAMES W. – Page 62. 7 Aug 1837.  $100.00. “My right, title and interest to a tract of land containing 200 acres, the undivided land of William Blythe, deceased,estate. Said tract was enlived by Jesse Blythe 25 Sept. 1800 and granted by state 17 Dec 1803.” Buncombe Ct. N. side of Crab Creek, N. Branch near headwaters. Recorded 7 Aug 1837. Witnesses: Jesse Blythe, George Orr. Signed: Robert O. Blythe.BENNETT, GODFREY TO SPANN, JAMES – Page 31. 17 July 1839. Mortgage deed. $20.00 Crop of oats as security. Recorded 17 Sept 1839. Witnessed: Connal Gilreath. Signed Godfrey “X” Burnett and James Spann.

BRYSON, WILLIAM AND BANNING, LAWRANZO TO BRYSON, JOSEPH.- Page 32. 17 Nov. 1838. $70.00 for 50 ac. head of Pea Branch of Mills River, including Bradley’s Camp. Witnesses: William Lindsey and Samuel “x” Hollingsworth. Recorded 10 Sept. 1839. Signed: Loranzo Banning, William Bryson, and Byme L. Banning.

BYARS, WILLIAM TO MERRILL, ANDREW-  Page 10: 15 April 1817. Both of Buncombe Ct. NC. 50 ac. Salers Creek joining James McCarson and Murrays. Witnesses: David Mc Carson and T. Labon Patilow. Recorded. 26 July 1839.

CLARK, THOMAS J. TO TRAMEL JAVAN. – Page 11: 17 Jan. 1839. Mortgage Deed. $150 – 200 acres. Buncombe Ct. NC Davidson River. Joining William Youngs land on the west. ( Clark is referred to as Jefferson Clark). Witness Samuel Heifner. Recorded 9 July 1839. Signed: Thomas J. Clark.

CLAYTON, JOHN SR. AND WILSON, WILLIAM SR. Executors of the Last Will and Testament of WILSON, JACOB SR. To CLAYTON, EPHRIAM – Page 16: 31 JAN 1838. 204 ac. $1105. Williams Creek of French Broad River. Witnesses: Richard O’Kelly and Thomas D. Clayton. Recorded 10 July 1839. Signed: John Clayton and William Willson.

CLAYTON, JOHN AND TRAMEL, JOVAN TO DIXON, WILLIAM. – Page 36. 5 July 1839. $5/ 250 ac. “Conveyed to said William Dixson…in trust for Sarah Patton (spelled Paxton in one place) during her lifetime, all land owned jointly by William Patton..” French Broad River at the mouth of Cherryfield Creek, estate of William Patton. Witnesses: Thomas B. Miller and Jacob Sumey. Recorded 24 Sept. 1839. Signed: Jovan Framel, John Clayton, agents for John Miller.

CLAYTON, JOHN TO MURRAY, JOHN – Page 48. 16 July 1839. $127 for 52 ac. S side of Mills River joining Clayton, James Brittain and John Murray. Witnesses: Wm. Deaver and L. C. Clayton. Recorded 10 Oct. 1839. Signed: John Clayton.

COON, JOHN A. (of Cherokee Co, Alabama) to HADDEN, DAVID (of Henderson Ct. NC). – Page 30: 27 Dec. 1838. $200 – for 100 ac. south side of French Broad River joining Robert Orr Sr. Witnesses: Ichabod Gray and James H. Hood. Recorded 7 Sept 1839. Signed John A. Coon by E. Hightower, Agent.

CORDELL, RUTH TO CLAYTON, JOHN  – Page ONE: 16 Feb. 1839. $50 for one negro girl named Cealia, 14 years old. Mortgage deed. Witnessed by A. H. Francis. Recorded 7 Feb 1839. Signed: Ruth Cordell

DUNN, JOSEPH TO DUNN, REBECCA –  Page 6: 22 April 1839. “$50.00 to Rebecca Dunn, paid for one red and white pided cow, 2 black cowes, and their calves, one pided yearling, and black or dark yearling. Witnesses: J. L. Hamblin and Benjamin Q. Trull. Recorded 3 July 1839. Signed Joseph A. Dunn.

FLETCHER, NATHAN (of Macon Ct. NC); JONES, SARAH AND PACK, MARY (of Buncombe Ct. NC); FLETCHER, JAMES (of the state of Georgia); RHODES, JACOB AND ELIZABETH his wife (of Buncombe Ct. NC) – all heirs at law of REUBEN FLETCHER, deceased, and ELIZABETH FLETCHER widow and relick of said Reuben Fletcher deceased. To GREER, CHARLES (of Buncombe Ct. NC) – Page 81: 20 Dec 1834.  322 ac./ $400. joining Abraham Kuykendall Sr., James Kuykendalls. conveyed from Edward McGuffey to Kuydendall, King line. Witnesses: Benjamin King, James J. Greer and A. Coon. Recorded 14 Dec. 1839. Signed: Nathan “x” Fletcher; Sarah “x” Jones, Mary “x” Pack, Jacob Rhodes, Elizabeth “x” Rhodes, Elizabeth “x” Fletcher, John “x” Fletcher and James “x” Fletcher.

FORTUNE, WILLIAM TO IRVIN, O. B. (of Greenville Dist. of SC)- Page 14: 1 Jan 1839  100 ac. $101. north side of French Broad river, Laural Creek, beginning on the N. corner of a tract of land conveyed from George D. Davis, Javan Framel, joining Haddens to corner ofland conveyed from David Hadden to George D. Davis, joining John W. Davis. Bridges Creek and Shaws Creek. Witnessed: James Hamblin and Samuel King. Recorded 10 July 1839. Signed William Fortune.

FREEMAN, MERIDITH; KING, Benjamin; KING, ELISHA; AND KING, ELIJAH TO WOMAC, ALEXANDER – Page 65. Aug. 1838.  $100 for 100 ac. Waters of Green River, joining land whereon Womac now lives. Witnesses: Ransom Thompson and John H. Hart. Recorded 26 Nov. 1839. Signed: Meredith Freeman, Elisha King, B. King, and Elija King.HADDEN, DAVID AND HADDEN, Benjamin TO ALLISON, FRANCIS – Page 2. 18 Feb. 1837. Haddens of Buncombe Ct. NC.  $555 200 ac tract in Buncombe Co. (No landmarks noted). Witnesses: John W. Davis and Alexander D. B. Alenne. Recorded 21 Feb 1839. Signed David Hadden and Berry d. Hadden.

HEFNER, ALFRED TO SHIPMAN, HESIKIAH AND MOORE, CLINTON – Page 15. 10 Nov 1835. 50 ac. $350, both sides of Little River of French Broad, joining Jason (or Jesse) McGaha, Benjamin King. Witness: Wilm. Cogg? Sr. and Thomas M. Heaton. Recorded 10 July 1839. Signed Alfred Hefner.

HENRY, MALINDA TO MOTT, THOMAS L. W. – Page 57. Bill of Sale. 1 negro boy called Morton $725.00 Witness: B. King. Recorded 13 Nov 1839. signed: Malinda Henry.

HERRING, LEWIS W. TO BLYTHE, JAMES. – Page 45. 12 July 1839. $35.00 for 22 Ac. Big Willow creek, joining his own land. Witnesses: Jonathan King and John Capps. Recorded 5 Oct. 1839. Signed: James Blythe.

HIGHTOWER, EPAPHRODITUS TO THOMAS, ANN CAROLINE (daughter of said Hightower)- Page 67. 10 Oct 1839. “for the natural love and affection…” corner of 400 ac. tract granted to David Miller, E. side of Little River on the land granted to John Hufner. 237 ac. Witnesses: William Orr Sr and Clinton Moore. Recorded 28 Nov. 1939. Signed: Epaphroditus Hightower.

HOWARD, RICHARD AND WIFE RUTH; BLYTHE, JOSEPH, AND BLYTHE, SARAH C. TO BLYTHE, JAMES C. – Page 8: 19 Feb. 1839. 446 ac. Big Willow. Witness. J. D. Justus. Recorded 21 Feb. 1839. Signed Richard Howard, Ruth Howard, Joseph W. Blythe and Sarah C. Blythe.

HOYT, JAMES J. (of the City, County and State of New York) and CASE, JAMES (of Buncombe Ct. NC) – Page 27: 1 March 1838. “Whereas Isaac Branson and Gold Hoyt of the city of NY conveyed to James J. Hoyt, John Ward and William C. Ward trustees, a tract in Buncombe Ct. NC, 237 ac. Part of Patent # 250, beginning at a post oak corner of land sold to J. D. Justus and Thomas B. Justus.” Reserving 2/3 of the mineral rights. Witness: Clarance D. Sachatt. Recorded 7 Sept. 1839. Signed James J. Hoyt.

JOHNSON, JOHN TO SWAYNGAME, KIMZEY – Page 69. 28 Oct 1839.  $400 for 100 ac. both sides of Boilstone Creek joining his own land and McKints. Witnesses: J. B. Bradley and A. H. Bradley. Recorded 28 Nov 1839. Signed: John Johnson

KELLY, JOHN (of Rabon, GA) to OWENS, JOHN (of Haywood Ct., NC). – Page 47. 1 Dec 1838. $300. tract of land W. fork of French Broad River, known as Kelly Mill Place. Witness: Henry Lyan and Charles Deg_itch. Recorded 10 Oct. 1839. Signed: John Kelly.

KIMZEY, JOHN M. TO BAIN, JOHNSON – Page 58. 26 Dec. 1837. 3 Tracts:  500 ac. both sides of Green River known as the McKiny place. Also 100 ac. Alishi Hensley place joining the McKiny place. Also the Yuiger? P. land containing 100 ac adjoining McKenney place bounded by Mathew land and below by David Justice land. Witnesses: John Goodwin, James Staton, John “x” Pearson. Recorded 14 Nov 1839. Signed: J. M. Kimzey.

KING, BENJEMINE TO ALLISON, SAMUEL – Page 40 (see also page 77 – duplication): 1 May 1837. $120. for 61 ac. joining Lincoln Fulton, Allen Corner. Witness: Andrew McBrayer and Michael Studman. Signed Benjamin King.

KING, Benjamin TO DICHOUSEUL, MARIE JOSEPH GABRIEL IXVERS – Page 80: 2 Oct. 1839.  $161.00 for 100 ac. Mud Creek joining Samuel Allison and others. Witnesses: James Barnett and Elias Cantrell. Recorded 7 Dec. 1839. Signed: Benjamin King.

KING, MITCHELL (of Charleston, SC) TO POSEY, HUMPHRY AND LANE, HENRY ELLIS (Trading as firm of Posey & Lane)  – Page 71. 20 Sept. 1839.  A certain plantation, waters of Mud creek formerly in the county of Buncombe, now believed chiefly in Henderson Ct., joining Elisha Williams, Hugh Jolly, John Miller, Benjamin Richardson, William Kimzey, David McCarson and Samuel Buyers….1000 ac. more or less together with the hay in the stable and the old barn and potato, corn crops on the land. Witnesses: J. R. Parker and Jacob S. Summey. Recorded 28 Nov. 1839. Signed: M. King.

MC CANNELL, WILLIAM M. (of Greenville District, SC) TO ANDERS, PETER (of Henderson CT. NC) – Page 68. 11 April 1839.  $52.00 for 845 ac. A tract lying principally in Henderson Ct. NC “except so much as is conveyed by a tract granted to John Fords.. 845 ac. originally granted to W. H. Cook and conveyed to Thomas Edwards by Edwards to Thomas Mc Connell, deceased of whom I am of his legal representatives..1/5 part of the above.” Witnesses: William P. Murray and James Murray. Recorded 28 Nov. 1839. Signed: William M. McCannell.

MC CRARY, BOYD TO KILPATRICK, ROBERT. –  Page 57. 26 Aug. 1837. $300 for tract 1, 80 ac. and tract 2, 100 ac. Tract 1 on west side of Bullin Creek waters of Clear Creek joining Robert Hamilton, Robert McClanes, John Robinson. Tract 2 – waters of Crab creek joining his own land and John and David Robinson on the N. and E. Witnesses: Jeremiah King; E. C. B. E. Erwin. Recorded 16 Nov. 1839. Signed: Boyd McCrary

MILLER, JOHN TO MURAY, WILLIAM L.  – Page 35. 7 June 1838. $30.00 for 12 ac. part of original tract granted to Andrew Miller. Witnesses: Thomas H. Burnett, and John Murray. Recorded 18 Sept 1839. Signed John Miller.

MILLER, JOHN TO FRAMEL, JOVAN AND CLAYTON, JOHN. –  Page 36. 1 May 1839. Power of Attorney in land jointly owned and occupied by William Patton on the French Broad River, mouth of Cherryfield Creek, “so as to secure money paid by myself, Jovan Framel, John Clayton and Jordan Anderson.” Witness: Thomas B. Miller. Recorded 18 Selpt 1839. Signed: John Miller. (NOTE: This is probably Jovan (Govan) TRAMEL)

MURRAY, JAMES SR. TO MURRAY, JAMES H. AND MURRAY, WILLIAM H. –  Page 63. 10 April 1839.  “in consideration of the good will and affection to my two Grandsons James H. Murray and William H. Murray, Jr….” a servant by the name of Ben about twn years old to be their joint property. Attested: Christopher Bradsahw and W. P. Murray. Recorded 22 Nov 1839. Signed: James Murray

MURRAY, JOHN TO KING, ELIJA – Page 44. 18 May 1839. $1200 for 225 ac. S. side of Mills River, joining John Johnson, John Clayton, John Murray, Davis Murray. Originally granted to James Brittain and Nobel Johnson. Witnesses: Doven Murrey and Wi8lliam A. Stmade. Recorded 4 Oct 1839. Signed: John Murray.

O’KELLY, FRANCIS TO MURRAY, WILLIAM L. – Page 46. 16 May 1837. $600. Waters of Boylson Creek joining John Murray, originally granted to George Lee davidson bearing date 22 NNov 1804, #1827. Witnesses: John Murray and Davis Murray. Recorded 6 Oct. 1839. Signed Francis O’Kelly.

POSEY, HUMPHRY and LANE, HENRY ELIAS – MORTGAGE DEED – Page 73: 28 Nov 1839  “of NC Trading under the firm of Posey and Lane.. by their bond of obligation are firmly bound unto MITCHELL KING of Charleston, SC in a penal sum of $8400..for payment of $4200 with interest .. 4 equal annual installments, 1,2,3 and 4 years…” (see deed from King to Posey for legal description of mortgaged property).

REES, JOHN TO HEFNER, JOEL M. – Page 12: 17 Feb. 1837. Both of Buncombe CT. $80 for 190 acres, Little River joining Samuel Clark and William G. Hightower, land was grated to John Orr by patent dated 1799 and conveyed by him to John Pilgrim and by Pilgrim to John Ress. Witnessed: William C. Hightower, Robert Hamilton. Recorded 9 July 1839. Signed: John Reese.

RICE, JEREMIAH (of Edgefield dist. of SC) TO ANDERSON, THOMAS — Page 66. 1 Jan 1839.  $2.00 for 50 ac. granted to said Jeremiah Rice, lying on waters of Crab creek, waters of Little river, joining John Jones, Huggins. Witnesses: John Anderson, Azaniah Rice. Recorded 27 Nov. 1839. Signed: Jeremiah “x” Rice.

ROBINSON, DAVID; SENTEL, CATHARINE; SENTELL, RICHARD AND WIFE SARAH; ROBINSON, LEAH TO CLAYTON, JOHN SR.- Page 55. 26 Oct. 1839. Power of Attorney. “to demand sue for and obtain from Jesse Robinson of Lincoln Ct….” as heirs and legatees of James Robinson, deceased. Witnesses: John Clayton and Charles Green, JP. Recorded 12 Nov 1839. Signed: David Robinson, Richard Sentell, Catherine “x” Sentell and Sariah “x” Sentell.

SINARD, THOMAS TO OWNE, JOHN – Page 41: 12 Dec. 1837. $150. west fork of French Broad River. Witnesses: J. L. Hamblin and James S. Hamblin. Signed Thomas Sinard.

SIMMONS, MOSES and PATTERSON, EDWARD – Executors for the estate of LOUIS, CHARLES deceased, late of Rutherford County NC to LEWIS, RICHARD – Page 78: 23 April 1834  Bond dated 26 Oct. 1831. “..situated in Co. of Buncombe…consisting of one under half and no more of all that tract or parcel granted to Henry Lewis and Charles Lewis…300 ac on Little Clear Creek on both sides of the road joining Edney, Holland, Mills, Jones and William Stepp. Witnessed: John M. Fadden and H. R. Lewis. Recorded 7 Dec 1839. Signed: Moses Simmons and Edward Patterson.

SITTON, SILAS TO SWAYRGAIM, KIMZEY – Page 70. 2 June 1838.  $50.00 for 40 ac. S. fork of Mills River including land called the tower works land both sides of the river. Witnesses: J. B. Bradley and A. Swayngame. Recorded 28 Nov 1839. Signed: Silas Sitton.

STATE OF NC TO ANDERSON, THOMAS – Page 54: #3593. 2 Jan 1837. $5.00 per 100/ 50 ac. Ann Bullen Creek, including Bullen place, Sentels Corner. Recorded 8 Nov. 1839.

STATE OF NC TO ANDERSON, THOMAS – Page 55. #3765. 28 April 1836. $5.00 per 100 ac/ 100 ac joining William Merrels mill tract, on 2 sides of Bullins Creek on waters of Crabtree Creek of Little River, joining Shepherds. Recorded 8 Nov. 1839.

STATE OF NC TO ANDREWS, JOHN – Page 84: #3724. 5 April 1836.  $4.00 per 100/ 50 ac. Cow Horn Branch of Avereys Creek. Recorded 3 Feb 1840.

STATE OF NC TO BLYTHE, JAMES W. – Page 60. # 3728. 19 Oct 1839?  $5.00 per hundred/ 50 ac. Co of Buncombe, waters of Little Willow joining L. C. Orr, John Blythe, Robert Orr. Recorded 15 Nov. 1839.

STATE OF NC TO BLYTHE, JESSE – Page 18: #3731. 21 feB 1837 $5.00 for every hundred acres. 100 ac. Co of Buncombe S. Side of Big Willow joining his own land. Recorded 24 Dec 1838.

STATE OF NC TO BLYTHE, JESSE – Page 21: #3730. 14 Feb. 1839 AND 24 Dec. 1838. $5.00 Per hundred. 100 ac. Co of Buncombe, Big Willow, joining his own land. Recorded 25 July 1839.

STATE OF NC TO BLYTHE, JOHN – Page 61. #3727. 12 Jan 1837.  $5.00 Per hundred/ 100 ac. Co of Buncombe, S. E. side of French Broad River, waters of said river. Recorded 20 Nov 1839.

STATE OF NC TO BLYTHE, JOSEPH – Page 24: #3642. 26 Oct. 1835. $5.00 Per Hundred/ 50 ac. west side of Biog Willow joining Jesse Blythe and Andrew Wilson. Recorded. 26 Aug 1839.

STATE OF NC TO BRITTAIN, WILLIAM – Page 22: #3309 18 NOV. 1835. # 3309 $5.00 PER HUNDRED, 50 AC. lying in Buncombe Ct, Sinards Creek, Avery’s Creek and Can Gap. Recorded 19 Aug 1839.

STATE OF NC TO BROCK, ISAAC – Page 24: #3598. 11 Aprile 1836. $5.00 per hundred/ 100 ac. Co. of Buncombe, Harmonany Ridge, between W. and N. forks of Mills River joining own land. Recorded 21 Aug. 1839.

STATE OF NC TO BRYSON, WILLIAM AND BANNING, LAURENZO – Page 20: #3596 26 Oct 1835. 50 AC. Buncombe Co. waters of Bradley Creek of Mills River, including Bradley’s Camp. Recorded 24 July 1839.

STATE OF NC TO CANTRELL, ELIAS E. – Page 64. #3732. 13 Feb 1837.  $5.00 per hundred/ 4.5 ac, Buncombe Ct., W. side of Joseph Riels land, joining Jonathan Tabor and Mitchell King. Recorded 26 Nov. 1839.

STATE OF NC TO CANTRELL, JACOB – Page 65. #3649. 9 Feb 1836  $5.00 per hundred/ 50 ac. Buncombe Co. on Rocky spur of Walnut Mountain, joining his own land. Recorded 26 Nov. 1839.

STATE OF NC TO CARSON, JOHN –  Page 52: #530 17 June 1794. 30 shillings per 100 ac/ 150 ac. E. side of French Broad River, Hoodenples? corner. Recorded 8 Nov. 1839.

STATE OF NC TO CARSON, JOHN  – Page 53. #466. 17 June 1794. 30 Shillings per 100 ac/ 200 ac. W. side of French Broad, joining Crawford Place (Crofford) Recorded 8 Nov. 1839.STATE OF NC TO HOOD, JAMES H – Page 4: #3635 13 March, 1838  50 Ac. at $5.00 per hundred. Buncombe Ct. West side of French Broad joining Joseph Jansdans, his own land and Isaac Ledbetter, deceased. Recorded 5 Sept, 1839.

STATE OF NC TO HOWARD, RICHARD – Page 59.#3660 25 Oct 1836.  $5.00 per hundred/ 100 ac. E fork of Big Willow joining J. Blythe, Edward Shipman and Jesse Blythe. Recorded 15 Nov 1839/

STATE OF NC TO JOHNSON, JOSEPH – Page 49. #3333. 15 April 1834. $5.00 per hundred/ 8 ac. W. side of French Broad River, joining Mrs. M. C. Byers and Henry Grady’s corner. Recorded 4 Nov. 1839.

STATE OF NC TO JOHNSON, NOBEL – Page 51. #3334. 15 April 1834. $5.00 per hundred/ 15 1/2 ac. waters of Shaws Creek joining Joseph Johnson. Recorded 8 Nov. 1839.

STATE OF NC TO JONES, JAMES W. – Page 82: #3744 5 Sept 1836.  $5.00 per hundred/ 200 ac. Rocky Fork of Mills River joining John Taylore. Recorded 11 Jan 1840.

STATE OF NC TO KING, MITCHELL – Page 50. #3745. 19 Sept 1837. $5.00 per hundred/ 62 ac. head waters of Bats Fork of Mud Creek joining own land and William Reads, side of Butt Mountain. Recorded 4 Nov. 1839.

STATE OF NC TO LYDA, JOHN  – Page 17: #3748. $5.00 For every 100 ac. Co. of Buncombe, west side of the Fodder Stack joining Jaurdans Land, Jaurdans Gap and Ledbetters. Recorded 22 July 1839.

STATE OF NC TO MABIANS, JOHN –  Page 43. #3617 8 July 1837. $5.00 per hundred/ 50 ac. waters of Green River joining Matthew Mabians. Recorded 2 Oct. 1839.

STATE OF NC TO MC CALL, ROBERT – Page 85: # 3506. 6 Jan 1834  $5.00 per 100/ 50 ac. Crab Creek joining a survey made by Robert McCall of 50 ac. joining Widow Hamilton’s corner, Orr, Jones and Hamilton Lines.  Recorded 6 Feb. 1840

STATE OF NC TO MC KINNEY, JOHN – Page 23: #3752 26 April 1836.  $5.00 per hundred/ 100 ac. Both sides of Bradley Creek joining his own land and Joseph Kuykendalls, & Phillip Brittain, crossing Mills River.

STATE OF NC TO MAGUFFY (MC GUFFIE), EDMOND – Page 6: #975 23 Jan.1800. #975. 200 AC. Buncombe CT, joining his own land and on both sides of Poplar Camp Creek, ? white section. Recorded 13 July 1837.

STATE OF NC TO MURRAY, WILLIAM L. – Page 19 : #3750 100 ac. Bunc. Ct. waters of Boilston Creek joining John Miller and Frances O’Kelly, Gash and William Bryson. Recorded 24 July 1839.

STATE OF NC TO MURRAY, WILLIAM L.- Page 42: #3756. 9 Jan. 1837. $5.00 per hundred/ 5 ac. Waters of Boilston Creek joining Joseph Bradleys, George Clayton and Francis O’Kelly. Recorded 1 Oct 1839.

STATE OF NC TO ORR, WILLIAM SR. – Page 2: #3734 24 Oct 1836. #3734. $5.00 per hundred acres. Buncombe Co, both sides of Little River, joining his own land on N. & S. Reg. 24 Dec 1838.STATE OF NC TO SENTELL, RICHARD – Page 83: #3621 26 Oct 1835 $4.00 per 100 ac/ 100 ac. Willow Creek joining his own land and James Sentell including improvement made by William Sentell deceased, joining Joseph Evans.

STATE OF NC TO SHEAPHERD, ABNER – Page 38: #3761. 18 Aug 1835 and 24 Dec 1838. $5.00 per hundred/100 ac. Crabtree Creek joining Shepherds and Jones land, Soloman Jones corner, near his house and the Widow Sheperd. Recorded 24 Sept. 2839.

STATE OF NC TO SHEPHERD, ABNER – Page 39: #3760. 10 Feb. 1836 and 24 Dec 1838. $5.00 per hundred/100 ac. Fork of Shepherd Creek, E. end of Grassy Mountain.  Recorded 24 Sept 1839.

STATE OF NC TO SIZEMORE, GEORGE – Page 21: #3620 $5.00 per hundred, 100 ac. waters of Little River joining lands belonging to Heirs of Soloman Douthel and William Orr Sr. Recorded. 19 Aug. 1839.

STATE OF NC TO THOMAS, MICAJAH – Page 25: #3632. 24 Oct, 1836. $5.00 per hundred/100 ac. Buncombe Ct., both sides of a wheat field waters of Little River joining his own land and John Hightower. Recorded 2 Sept 1839.

STATE OF NC TO THOMAS, MICAJAH – Page 25: #3633. 13 Feb 1837. $5.00 per hundred/100 ac. Buncombe Co. waters of Grassey Mt. Creek and Indian Camp Creek, joining his own land and G. Hightowers. Recorded 3 Sept. 1839.

TAYLOR, JOHN SR. TO BRYSON, WILLIAM SR. -Page 13: 22 April 1839. Both of Henderson County. $300 for ____ ac. both sides of Indian Camp Branck waters of N. fork of Mills River, including plantation on which Jeremiah Taylor now lives. Witnesses: John Taylor, Jeremiah Taylor. Recorded 10 July 1839. Signed: John Taylor

THE FOLLOWING TRANSCRIPTION OF DEED BOOK 1 – PAGE 133 – SCHOOL DISTRICTS/COMMITTEE MEN

HENDERSON COUNTY NC

DEED BOOK 1 PAGE 133

(1839 – THIS IS A LIST OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND COMMITTEE MEN  There were 31 school districts created and between three and four School Committeemen appointed for each district.)

State of North Carolina, Henderson County.  The bond of the superintendent of common school for the county aforesaid in compliance with the fourth section of an act of the General Assembly, passed on the eighth day of January, 1839, entitled an act to divide the county into school districts and for other purposes do hereby submit to the instances of the county court of the county aforesaid the following report.  Description of the school district as laid out by the Board of Superintendents under the provision of the above recorded act.

DISTRICT 1:  Beginning at the mouth of Cane Creek and runs up the meanders of the French Broad River to Kings and Millers Bridge.  Thence, with the Haywood Road to the old Saluda Road.  Thence on easterly direction to the summit of the Stoney Mountain.  Thence a direct line to the mouth of Clear Creek.  Thence up the meanders of the same to the mouth of Cherryfield Branch.  Thence in a northerly direction so as to include James McMinns and Elisha Kings.  Thence to Merrimon Fletchers.  Thence a northerly direction so as to include William Lanning to the west of Cagle Mountain.  Thence with the county line to the beginning.  The following named men are nominated and appointed as School Committeemen in and for the above District:  James Spann, Francis Byers and Elisha King.

DISTRICT 2:      Beginning on number 1 where it crosses the old Saluda Road west of Stoney Mountain and runs in a southwardly direction so as to include Jonathan King on Shaws Creek.  Thence on the same course so as to include Robert Coward and John Shipman.  Thence on easterly direction so as to include William Fowler, David Reese, James Beck and William Steedman to the main road at the little Mud Creek.  Thence the same course to the mouth of Bats Fork.  Thence a northerly direction so as to include John P. Corn to the head of Cherryfield Branch, then down the same to its junction with Clear Creek the line of number 1.  Thence with the same to beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for the first above District number 2, namely:  Phillip Brittain, Samuel McCarson, David Reese, and Jonathan King.

DISTRICT 3: Begins at the mouth of Ballards Branch and runs a west course with the county line to the top of the Yellow Ridge.  Thence a southwardly direction to the top of the mountain opposite the forks of the Mills River.  Thence a direct line to the fork of said Mills River.  Thence with the meanders of the same to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for the School District Number 3:  William Bryson, James N. Jones and Reuben H. Ballard.

DISTRICT 4: Begins on number 3 at the mouth of Mills River and runs up the meanders of the same to the end of the Iron Works Mountain above Davis Murrays.  Thence a southwesterly direction with the top of said mountain until it comes opposite the head of Bitsey Branch.  Thence down the meanders thereof to its junction with Brittains Creek.  Thence a direct line to the head of Bridge Creek.  Thence with Frazier Creek to French Broad River.  Thence down the same to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed as School Committeemen of School District number 4.  Col. Moses Smith, Col. John Clayton, Captain Davis Murray.

DISTRICT 5:  Begins at the end of Iron Works Mountain on the line of Number 4 and runs with the line of the same until it comes opposite and head of Bitsey Branch, thence a direct course to the Bradley Fork tract of land on the Bradley Fork of Mills River.  Thence on a direct line to the top of the mountain thence in a direct line to the gap between the heads of the creeks to the line of Number 3 thence with the line of the same to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed as School Committeemen:  Matthew Galaspy, Lawrence Sitton, and Merit Rickman.

DISTRICT 6:  Begins at Kings and Miller’s Bridge on French Broad River at the corner of Number 1.  Thence on a southwardly direction to John Shipmans thence along the dividing ridge between the waters of Willow and Shaws Creek so as to include Andrew Wilson and William Murray to French Broad River below Jermiah Osborn’s thence down the meanders of the same to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed Committeemen of the Sixth District:  Noble Johnson, Andrew Wilson and Hugh Johnson.

DISTRICT 7:  Begins on the Buncombe line on the west side of Cagle mountain and runs with the head of the same to      Creek a little east of Gerry’s Gap then with the leading ridge a southwardly direction to the extremity of the Green Mountain then with a leading ridge of said mountain to Clear Creek and crossing the same so as to include Susan Kelsey thence a westerly direction to a point of Hiram King’s mountain then with the same so as to include P. Gilreath to Clear Creek Meeting House then on in the same direction to Cherry Branch then with the meanders of the same to Clear Creek thence with the line of Number one to the beginning.  School Committeemen Milas Goforth, William Lanning, Nathan Drake

DISTRICT 8:  Begins at the Cherryfield Branch in the line of Number 1 and runs with the line of the same to the mouth of Bat’s Fork thence up same to the mouth of Craw Creek thence up said creek with the line of the ridge district to the top of the Blue Ridge thence in a southeasterly direction so as to include Ed Shipman, Sr., and John Blackwell to the mouth of Tumble Bug Creek thence up the meanders of the same to its head thence a southwardly direction with the leading ridge between little Clear Creek and Henderson’s Creek to the corner of Number 1, thence with the line of the same to the beginning. School Committeemen:  Joel R. Allen, Hiram King, John H. Justice

DISTRICT 9:  Begins at the corner of number 7 and runs with Buncombe line to the extreme heights of Bear Wallow Mountain thence with same to the Rutherford line thence with same so far as to include James Stepp, Sr., thence up the east fork of Reedy Patch Creek to the summit of Point Lookout Mounting at the foot of aid mountain thence a westwardly direction so as Pool Tavern, Samuel Edney, Sr., R. W. Lewis old place to the corner of Number 7 thence with the same to the beginning. School Committeemen:  M. M. Edney, James Maxwell, Benjamin k. Ward

DISTRICT 10:  Begins at the corner of Number 9 and runs with the line of Number 8 to the mouth of Tumble Bug Creek then on eastwardly direction to the Rutherford line thence with the same to the head of Gun Britches Creek to include the place where Thomas E. Justice now lives thence with the meanders of said creek to the line of Number 9 thence with the same to the beginning.  School Committeemen:  John Case, W. K. Ledbetter, Walter Williams

DISTRICT 11:  Begins on top of the Blue Ridge at the head of Craw Creek and runs with aid creek in a southwesterly direction to its junction with Butt Mountain thence south to the summit of said mounting thence southeasterly direction so as to include Matthew Capps, William Capps and James Henderson to Green River thence down the meanders of the same to the north of Hungry, then up the meanders of the same to the mouth of Center Branch, then up same branch including James Stepp, Sr. to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for the first above District 11, namely:  Robert Jones, John Justus, Sr., Esquire, Green Taylor.

DISTRICT 12:  Begins at Howard Gap Turnpike road running with the county line northwardly to Green River thence with said River with the meanders of the river to the Remis Ford thence in a southwardly direction to James Thompson’s place thence to the South Carolina line near Squire Morgan’s with the Saluda Mountain thence in an easterly direction to the Rutherford line thence northwardly with said line to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for number 12, namely:  Richard Allen, John Pace and Jonathan Pace.

DISTRICT 13:  Beginning at Revis’ Ford on Green River on the line of number 11 and runs with the same on an eastwardly direction to the summit of the Butt Mountain thence with the same direction with the Blue Ridge to Joseph H. Kuykendall thence southwardly to Green River Meeting House so as to include Ephraim Harts thence southwardly to the head of Gap Creek to the South Carolina line thence eastwardly with said line to Squire Morgans on the Saluda Mountain thence northwardly to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for District number 13, namely:  John Davis, Merideth Freeman, Joseph B. Thomas.

DISTRICT 14:  Beginning on the Blue Ridge at Joseph H. Kuykendall and runs westwardly with the ridge to the gap near Joseph Shadocks old place thence northwesterly with the line of the Green River District to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for number 14, namely:  John McMinn, Ransom Thompson and Moses Heatherly.

DISTRICT 15:  Beginning at the mouth of Bats Fork of Mud Creek and runs with the meanders of the same until it strikes a south direction with Butt Mountain thence southwesterly direction with the summit of the Blue Ridge until it comes opposite to or within a north and south direction with the bridge across Mud Creek at Capps old place thence to said ridge thence with the meanders of said Mud Creek to the main Saluda Road thence on eastwardly direction to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for the 15th district:  William Bryson, John M. Kimzey and Charles Barnett.

DISTRICT 16:  Beginning at the main road where it crosses Mud Creek on the line of number 2 and runs in a westerly direction with the line of the same to John Shipman’s thence in a southwardly direction with the dividing ridge between the waters of Mud Creek and Willow to the top of the Willow Mountain at the same point between Samuel Cantrell and Robert McMinns.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for district 16:  Charles Greer, Leonard Cagle, Jacob Shipman.

DISTRICT 17:  Begins at the mouth of Shaws Creek and runs up said Creek to its head thence along the tops of its ridges to Blue Ridge thence along the same to Rocky Mountain below Jeremy King’s thence a straight line to the Gap of Winton below Samuel Cantrell and Robert McMinns at the same point near the Wolf Mountain thence along the dividing ridge between Willow Creek and Mud Creek so as to include Samuel Evans thence along the dividing ridge between the water of Crab Creek and Willow to the corner of number 19 near the Widow Sentell’s  Thence with the line of the same to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for the district 7, namely:  Solomon Jones, Robert McMinn and Boyd McCrery, Esquire.

DISTRICT 18:  Begins at the French Broad River below David Haddon’s thence along the dividing ridge between the waters of Crab Creek and Willow Creek to the head of Mud Creek thence with the dividing ridge between Willow Creek and Mud Creek to the head of Shaws Creek leaving Samuel Evans in 17 district thence along the dividing ridge between Willow Creek and Shaws Creek west of the French Broad River below Jeremy Osborne thence up the same to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for number 18, namely:  James Blythe, Richard Sentell and John Davis Jr.

DISTRICT 19:  Begins at Pattons Ford on French Broad River and runs with the line of the following district number 20 to the top of Black Knob thence with the dividing ridge to the shoals of Little River above E. Hightowers thence with the dividing ridge to Shaws Creek and down same to Crab Creek.  Thence a straight line by Widow Sentells to the top of Willow Mountain.  Thence along the dividing ridge to the French Broad River below David Haddon.  Thence up the same to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for number 19, namely:  Benjamin King, Jr., Charles Slagle and Joseph Hamilton.

DISTRICT 20:  Begins at French Broad River at the mouth of Hog Head and runs up said creek to the Fork.  Thence to the top of Rich Mountain thence along the top of the dividing ridge to Patton Ford on French Broad thence up the meanders of the river to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for number 20, namely:  John Evans, William Wilson and John Allison.

DISTRICT 21: Begins on French Broad River at the mouth of Willis Still House Branch thence up said branch to the foot of Fodder Stack Mountain.  Thence with top of said mountain to the corner of the following District number 22 thence with the line of the same to Mills River.  Thence down said river including Leonard Swanigain.  Thence to the head of Bridge Creek thence with the meanders of Frazier creek to French Broad River thence up with the same to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for number 22, namely Gordon Anderson, James h. Hood and Alfred Gash.

DISTRICT 22:  Begins at the ford on Davidson River at the Laurel Bluff and runs with the following district number 23 to the Bow Gap at the mouth of Lyday Creek.  Thence on the dividing ridge between Lydays Creek, Taylors Creek to the top of the ridge.  Thence crossing Balston Creek below James Simpson to Mills River including Thomas Simpson and John Summey.  Thence up Mills River to Bow Gap to the head of Turkey Creek.  Thence along the dividing ridge between Turkey Creek and Averys Creek to Davidson River then around the mountain including Joel McRany to said river.  Thence down said river to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for district 22:  Moss Manly, D. B. Miller, William Davidson and George Clayton.

DISTRICT 23:  Begins at the mouth of Davidson River and runs up said river to the ford at Laurel Bluff thence along the dividing lines between Gleeds Creek and Turkey Creek to Blow Gap at the mouth of Lydays Creek thence a straight direction to the end of Fodder Stack around the foot of said mountain to the head of Stall House Branch thence with the meanders of said branch to the river thence up the river to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for number 23, namely:  Morton A. Gash, George Weise, and John C. Gullick.

DISTRICT 24:  Begins at Davidson River at its junction of Avery Creek thence to the top of the ridge between Avery Creek and Turkey Creek.  Thence along the said ridge to the dividing ridge between Davidson River and Mills River including Pink Bed Settlement around the head of Davidson River to the Cedar Rock.  Thence straight line to Davidson River below James C. Cooper thence up said river to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for number 24, namely:  William Bridges, John Hawkins and James Young.

DISTRICT 25:  Begins at the mouth of King’s Creek and runs up said creek to the head thence passing the head of Lamb’s Creek along a dividing ridge below Lamb’s Creek and Davidson River to Miller’s Mill thence down said river to its mouth.  Thence up French Broad River to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for number 25, namely:  Govan Trammell, Alex England and Samuel Ervin.

DISTRICT 26:  Begins on the south side of French Broad River at the mouth of Hogshead Creek and running up said river to the Hungry Mountain including all the inhabitants on the south side of the same, with Robert Jordon, Archibald Jordon, William Hadden and William Baxter Laying on the north side of the river.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for number 26, namely:  Nathan Davis, Robert Jordon and Helam Loftis

DISTRICT 27:  Begins at Graham’s Creek on the south side of French Broad River and runs to Cherryfield Creek, including all the inhabitants on the north side of said river between said creeks, except R. Jordon and Baxter, the following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for number 27, namely:  Benjamin Wilson, Samuel King and John M. Duckworth.

DISTRICT 28:  Begins at Cherryfield Creek running upon both sides of French Broad River to include all the settlement up the said river on both sides north of a line running from Johnson Mountain straight by William Gallaway, Sr., the following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for number 28, namely:  Henry Lyon, Isaac Glazener, William Patton

DISTRICT 29:  Begins at a line running straight from Johnson’s Mountain to William Gallaways, including all the inhabitants on the east waters of the French Broad River.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for 29, namely:  Hugh Johnson, Robert H. Gillispe, Joseph Glazner

DISTRICT 30:  Includes all the inhabitants of Glosster, except Robert McCall.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for Number 30, namely:  Ephrean Kitchens, James Galloway and John McCall.

DISTRICT 31:  Begins at the road on Shaws Creek thence with the line of the 19th district to the top of Black Knob thence along the dividing ridge to the top of Rich Mountain.  Thence down Cowan’s Creek to the Little River thence down said river to the Duncan’s Creek thence up the same to the head of Low Gap.  Thence a direct line to the head of Shoals Creek thence down the same to the beginning.  The following gentlemen are appointed School Committeemen for the district number 31, namely:  Hezekiah Shipman?, Macajah L. Thomas and Joel Heifner

Registered April 17, 1840  J. L. Hamblein, Chairman

ADDITION MADE JULY 2010 – will be incorporated with above in 2 weeks.

STATE OF NC to THOMAS B COOK – page 86 # 3648 – 8 Dec 1838 – 100 AC Buncombe Co  waters of McDowell Creek, called the TWITTY Track Regis. 20 Feb 1840

STATE OF NC to MICAJAH S THOMAS – Page 87  # 3780 – 28 Aug 1839  50 acres waters of Little River joining his own and Gabrial Benson land, both sides of the Wagon Road.  Reg. 26 Feb 1940

STATE OF NC to BOYD MC CRARY  AND CHARLES DECHOUSEUL– page 88  # 3753 – 24 Dec 1838 –640 acres Buncombe Co, Buckhorn Branch joining John Moore , waters of Little River  Reg. Feb 24, 1840

STATE OF NC to BOYD MC CRARY AND CHARLES DECHOUSEUL – page 88 # 3754 – 24 Dec 1838 – 640 ac Buncombe co.  640 acres Grassy Mountain Creek, south side of Stoney Mountain, entered 24 Oct 1836, registered 28 Feb 1840

STATE OF NC to BOYD MC CRARY AND CHARLES DECHOUSEUL – page 89 # 3755 – 24 Dec 1838 – 640 ac Buncombe co  640 acres both sides of Wolfe Mountain, west side of SOLOMON JONES land joining  MICAJAH S THOMAS entered 24 Oct          1836  registered 28 Feb 1840

COOK, THOMAS to JOHNSON, NOBLE – page 90 – 6 Jan 1840 –  2 four-horse wagons and all the grazing belonging thereto and two mules one brown colored and the other sorrel, and one gray mare and sorrel, the latter being horse, one sorrel          horse the Barton ?? horse registered Feb 1841 signed THOMAS B COOK

MILLER, JOHN to SUMMY, JACOB – page 91 – 20 June 1833 – 2 Negroes one woman named Harritt about 24 or 25 years of age the other a girl named Polly age about five or six.  Said negros I warrant to be sound in body and mind so far as I          know.  Registered 4 March 1840

CAPPS, WILLIAM to CAPPS, HANNAH and CAPPS, NANCY – page 92 –  21 Dec 1839 – 231 acres – “ I William Capps for and inconsideration of the affection and good will I have  (for) my daughters Hannah Capps and Nancy Capps…..”  waters of          Green River purchased from JAMES J HOYETT, witnessed B KING and JOHN KING JR and registered Feb 1840 signed WILLIAM CAPPS

MILLER, JOHN authorize ROBERT THOMAS, SHERRIFF of Henderson County- page 92 – 3 Feb 1840 “  to sell at public auction at the Mills River Academy two negro boys Solloman and George to satisfy an execution in favor of J. W. PATTON and          others against myself..”  Registered 4 March 1840

THOMAS, ROBERT – SHERRIFF OF HENDERSON CO – page 93 – 10 Feb 1840  “….that I Robert Thomas….by virtue of writs of fifa issuing from the County of Buncombe n favor of JAMES W PATTON against JOHN MILLER and by virtue of another fifa  in favor of JOSEPH KING against JOHN MILLER and in favor of BENJAMIN KING against said JOHN MILLER and in favor of BENJAMIN O KELLY against said JOHN MILLER did seize and to hereunto my possession among other things a negro  boy named ABNER 11 years old in April last and another negro boy named GEORGE aged nine years in November last . ..”  JACOB SUMMEY became the highest bidder,  said negro boys SOLOMON and GEORGE (NOTE –  not sure if the first boy  was named Soloman or Abner??)  Reg. 6 March 1840

POSY, BENJAMIN  to BRYSON, JOSEPH – page 94  29 Dec 1827 Buncombe Co – 140 acres – Mud Creek, BYNES and WILLIAMSON corner, McCarson’s line and conditional line between WYATT and ELIJAH WILLIAMSON witness EDWARD S DE          CORIN and JOHN POSY registered 7 March 1840  signed B POSEY

JONES, WILEY B ESQUIRE, SHERIFF OF BUNCOMBE COUNTY NC and KING, ELISHA of county of Buncombe – page 94 17 Oct 1838 “…..against property of JOSEPH BRYSON… to expose for sale one tract containing 140 acres to satisfy          debt….joining land of EDWARD (?) KIMZEY AND JUDDY BRYSON (JUDY) and others, waters of Mud Creek…public sale April 1838,  ELISHA KING being the last and highest bidder….” Witnessed JESSE MC MINN Registered 12 March 1840

STATE OF NC to JOHN DAVIS – page 96 # 3786 – 12 Nov 1839 – waters of Green River joining the SC line, THOMAS JONES corner,  RUTLEDGE line  entered 24 April 1838 – registered 12 March 1840

STATE OF NC to DAVIS, JOHN – page 97 – # 1(??)  100 acres Henderson County waters of Green River NATHANIAL BEDDINGFIELDS corner on the state line.  Entered 6 March 1839, registered 20 March 1840

STATE OF NC to BEDDINGFIELD, NATHANIAL – page 98 – # 3787 – 100 acres Buncombe County on waters of Boles Creek, waters of Green River MC CARROLLS corner – state line entered 24 April 1838, registered 13 March 1840

HODGES, JOHN of GREENVILLE DISTRICT SC  to DAVIS, JOHN – page 99 – 28 June 1839  – tract of land South of Green River, both sides of Saluda Road – 400 acres, one tract Terrys (??) Creek of Green river containing 331 acres, one tract corner          near by STEPHEN LANGFORD and EDWARD THOMAS joining SAMUEL PACE, containing 200 acres.  Witnessed JOHN W HODGES, J F HIGHTOWER, J M KIMZY registered 30 March 1840

HOLCOMBE, JOHN of GREENVILLE DISTRICT SC to CAPPS, WILLIAM- page 100 – 15 Feb 1840 –  tract South side of Green River, Fords corner, WHITEHEAD’s line.  Witnessed  JEFFERSON BARTON and JOSIAH LANGFORD signed JOHN HOLCOMBE (X his mark)  registered 13 March 1840

LANKFORD,  JAMES of JACKSON CO TN to HOLCOMBE, JOHN  of  GREENVILLE DISTRICT, SC – page 101 – 20 Dec 1825 –  Buncombe Co NC – both sides of Holly Branch of Green River,  HIRAM WHITESIDE’S corner.  Witnessed  JOHN STEWART and JOSIAH LANGFORD signed JAMES LANGFORD Registered 14 March 1840

DE CHOSEUL, JAMES (?)  to ?? (first name never given) JOHNSON – PAGE 102 – 5 OCT 1839.  100 acres waters of Mud Creek joining SAMUEL ALLYSON and others.  Witnessed  HIRAM (?) LEACH and CHARLES DE CHOUSE Registered 16 March          1840  signed I DE CHOSEUL

KING, ELISHA to KING, BENJAMIN – page 103 – 8 Feb 1840 –  “I, ELISHA KING … for and in consideration of BENJAMIN KING standing my surety and being equally bound with myself for payment of the sum of $1000 with interest……”  payable to           W W DAVIS….both sides of Kings Mill Creek… which the state of       NC granted to GEORGE GREER…..line of JOHN MC MINN –  200 acres”  no witnesses – signed ELISHA KING – Registered 18 March 1840

KIMZEY, JOHN A to MOTT (?), SUSAN –  page 105 – waters of Mud Creek joining land of CHARLES BARING and MITCHEL KING ESQ.  ,  corner of Flat Rock tract sold by CHARLES BARING and MITCHEL KING to WARREN JORDAN Then by virtue of          a…. sold at public sale to ELISHA KING and by King to JOHN KIMZEY –  34 acres – Witnessed  JESSE CASE (his mark) and F. L BENTH (?)  signed J. M KIMZEY Registered 20 Mar 1840

OSBORNE, JOHN SR. to OSBORN, JOHN and OSBORNE, CHAMPION – page 106 – 23 Nov 1839 – West side of French Broad joining JEREMIAH OSBORNE SR and others 230 acres.  Witnessed JEREMIAH OSBORNE signed JOHN OSBORN registered 20 Mar 1840

MAXWELL, JAMES to WARD, BENJAMIN – page 107 – 17 Feb 1840 –  124 acres – witnessed ISAAC JUSTUS .   Signed BENJ. WARD Registered 23 Mar 1840

MAXWELL, JAMES to WARD, BENJAMIN – page 108 – 14 Feb 1840 – … ISAAC JUSTUS corner ….ANDREW MAXWELL corner….JAMES ROBERTS corner…..DAVID MAXWELL’s line…..80 ac survey granted to JOHN WITHROW to a corner of a survey          originally granted to THOMAS JUSTUS…witnessed ISAAC JUSTUS signed BENJ WARD Registered 24 Mar 1840

RICHARDSON, JESSE to RICKMAN, MARTIN – page 109 – 18 Feb 1840 – waters of Mills River  50 acres – witnessed GEORGE ORR and WILLIAM BRYSON signed JESSE RICKMAN (X his mark)  Registered 24 March 1840

RICKMAN, MARTIN to RICKMAN, JESSE – page 110 – 18 Feb 1840 –  South side of Mills River  ..  PHILLIP SITTON’s corner  150 acres –  witnessed  GEORGE ORR and WILLIAM BRYSON signed JESSE RICKMAN (X his mark)  registered  24 Mar          1840